- 1 Season
This reality documentary is a type of competition. The series explores the profession of taxidermy, one of the oldest of all creative arts. In each episode, the contest juxtaposes professional taxidermists against amateurs, as each is tasked with designing a work of art. The professionals are chosen from a cadre of artists well-regarded in their field. Each practices either traditional taxidermy or a new form of the art. The amateurs are enthusiastic and very determined, as they compete against odds that are sometimes overwhelming. The modern form of taxidermy is somewhat controversial and traditionalists look at it askance. It involves the representation of mythical figures, such as mermaids, dragons, and unicorns. The pieces are judged on originality, workmanship and interpretation of an assigned theme.